Investigator’s Role in Managing the Use of Force incident

Hours: Eight

Seminar Synopsis:
This informative liability management seminar is based on the nationally acclaimed book: MANAGING THE USE OF FORCE INCIDENT for Criminal Justice Officers, Supervisors, and Administrators. In this seminar, the author – Howard Webb – offers insights into officer and department liability and the role of the investigator in the proper management of the use of force incident. In this dynamic presentation, the following topics will be discussed:

  • Use of force Justification
  • The causes of officer liability
  • Properly documenting the use of force incident
  • The effects of stress on an officer’s use of force performance
  • The importance and the impact of the Garrity Rule on civil litigation
  • Conducting a Internal Affairs investigation of an allegation of excessive force
  • The Golden Rule of excessive force and misconduct Internal Affairs investigations
  • The force options available to criminal justice officers and their impact on officer liability
  • The common mistakes that damage an officer’s defense against allegations of excessive force
  • The Supreme Court and appellate court rulings governing the use of deadly and non-deadly force
  • Recommendations for properly collecting forensic evidence at the scene of a use of force incident

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